History

The Importance of Historical Memory for Social Movements

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  From the Old Mole archive, The Importance of Historical Memory for Social Movements. Tod Sloan interviews Sandy Polishuk, oral historian and long-time activist, on the importance of historical memory in social movements, both for inspiration and for the lessons that can... Read more

Cable Access Memories

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland Cable Access at the end of the 20th century gained a reputation for creativity and outrageousness, featuring such characters as "Working" Kirk Reeves, Jim Spagg, and Stephanie ("Where's the Art?") Pierce.  And Oregon's uniquely strong freedom of expression laws ... Read more

Temper CA by Paul Skenazy

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Paul Skenazy, author of the new novel Temper CA, from Miami University Press. Paul’s essays, stories, and book reviews have appeared in a range of newspapers and magazines, and he’s published critical work on noir writers such as Dashiell Hammett,... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Out-Organizing Racists: ROAR Conference 2019 + Spencer Sunshine on Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/12/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
ROAR Conference 2019 + Spencer Sunshine on Fascism [Sean Swain at 2m40s] This week on the show, we feature two segments. First up, an organizer with the Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism, or ROAR Conference shares perspectives on the upcoming conference, May 18 & 19,... Read more

Between the covers

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers

Excerpts from "The Comedians" by Kliph Nesteroff

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 04/16/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
A non-fiction presentation tonight as Fortunato reads a couple of chapters from Kliph Nesteroff's extensively researched, 2015 show business narrative, "The Comedians - Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy". Read more

"In the Company of Rebels": A Conversation with Chellis Glendinning

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    In the Company of Rebels: A Generational Memoir of Bohemians, Deep Heads, and History Makers, due out next month on New Village Press, is Chellis Glendinning's seventh book of non-fiction. From New Village Press: "American social change movements dominated the 1960s... Read more

Urban Nature Partners and Maxville Interpretive Center

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
For the 2019 Spring Drive, Radiozine host Jenna sits down with two organizations that are bringing the outdoors to urban dwellers. First, Urban Nature Partners talks about their mentoring program that aims to take underrepresented youth into the outdoors.  Visit and learn m... Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more